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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [bøʷː]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bǿr.

Noun[edit]

 m (definite singular bøen, indefinite plural bøer, definite plural bøene)

  1. farmland, area surrounding a farm

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown. Compare Latin boō (to cry aloud, roar, shout)

Interjection[edit]

  1. boo; a loud exclamation intended to scare someone, usually a child.

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bǿr. Doublet of by.

Noun[edit]

 m (definite singular bøen, indefinite plural bøar, definite plural bøane)

  1. (dated) fenced in farmland
  2. Used primarily in placenames

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Interjection[edit]

  1. boo! (a loud exclamation intended to scare someone)

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]